How does the figure of the specialist relate to the art field? What are the practices, methods, topics, and formats of artistic and art-theoretical specialization? For issue #four: The Specialists we, the editors, took on the role of specialists for finding specialists. The contributors might not have labelled themselves as such, but we did. And even though some dismissed our labelling, it generated a productive starting point for the contributions. Check out their manifold knowledges.